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Cragin & Pike Chairman Emeritus Greg McKinley Recognized as”Person of the Year” by Nevada Independent Insurance Agents

McKinley will Help Empower the Next Generation of Insurance Professionals through the Newly-Established UNLV Kerestesi Center for Insurance and Risk Management

Las Vegas, NV – Cragin & Pike is proud to announce that Greg McKinley, now serving as Chairman Emeritus, has been honored with the prestigious “Person of the Year” Big I award by Nevada Independent Insurance Agents. This accolade recognizes his meaningful contributions to the insurance industry and his unwavering commitment to serving clients and the community.

“Greg’s contributions to our agency and the insurance industry as a whole have been exceptional, and this recognition as ‘Person of the Year’ is very well-deserved,” stated Scott Kerestesi, CEO of Cragin & Pike. “With a vision to provide unparalleled service to our clients and empower the next generation of insurance professionals, Greg is making a profound impact in our community.”

As Chairman Emeritus, McKinley will continue to be a Cragin & Pike shareholder, partner, and maintain client and carrier relationships that he has cultivated over the past 39 years. He will also spearhead leadership initiatives at the newly-established University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) Kerestesi Center for Insurance and Risk Management. With a vision to provide resources and education to insurance professionals, McKinley will leverage his vast expertise to advance the industry’s best practices and shape its future.

Beyond his role within Cragin & Pike, McKinley serves the community in various capacities. He has been on the UNLV Foundation Board of Trustees for the past 15 years and served as the Chairman from 2018 until 2020, working closely with the university to support its initiatives and drive positive change. Additionally, McKinley will contribute his insights to the UNLV Medical School Practice Plan Board, furthering the institution’s mission in healthcare.

As a valued shareholder and partner, McKinley will continue to bring immense value to the company, drawing on his 39 years of experience and extensive network. McKinley’s responsibilities will focus on nurturing client and carrier relationships and utilizing his profound industry knowledge to benefit both the agency and its stakeholders.

In conjunction with this announcement, Cragin & Pike would like to introduce the talented leadership team that will guide the agency into the future. The leadership team of Cragin & Pike includes: Scott Kerestesi, CEO; Todd Morse, COO; Chris Campbell  and Dulcinea Rongavilla, Executive Vice Presidents; and Greg McKinley, Chairman Emeritus. 

To learn more about the Cragin & Pike team and commitment to the community, please visit the Cragin & Pike website at

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Founded in 1909, Cragin & Pike is a trusted partner licensed to provide insurance solutions in every state. With a proven track record of providing the highest level of professional service, the organization’s local presence allows them to provide personalized attention and support while harnessing the capabilities of a national agency. Cragin & Pike provides quality comprehensive insurance and risk management solutions with a genuine care for their clients’ well-being. To learn more about the positive impact that Cragin & Pike makes for its clients and the community, visit